9 March 2016
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AMRC member charities invest £1.3bn in research here in the UK, accounting for over a third of all publicly-funded health and medical research. But what is all this money spent on? And how does research that is funded by charities compare to government-funded research? In this blog, AMRC's research data analyst, Rachel Burden showcases some of the findings from our analysis of the charitable grant dataset. To help us answer this, the data team here at AMRC has taken an in-depth look at the datasets in the UKCRC Health Research Classification System (HRCS) 2014 report. In this blog we will
4 March 2016
AMRC's research team discuss the importance of the patient voice and when we should consider it in our work.
2 March 2016
Marie Curie has launched its first annual Research Impact Report, highlighting the outputs of the charity’s research investment since it scaled up funding for palliative and end of life care research in 2010/11. Here the Research Management Team at Marie Curie explain why they invest in palliative and end of life care research, how they collect their data and the impact of their research on policy and practice in 2014/15.
25 February 2016
Dr Stuart Griffiths, Assistant Director - Research and strategy at Breast Cancer Now discusses the future of medical research
8 February 2016
Louise Thornhill, Study Support Facilitator at CRN National Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) discusses The NIHR Clinical Research Network, what the Study Support Service offers and the benefits it provides for the research funder.
2 February 2016
Studies of high impact research over the last 10-20 years have been drawn together to develop eight lessons for biomedical and health organisations to consider as part of their research funding strategies, writes Adam Kamenetzky from the Policy Institute at King’s College London.
25 January 2016
AMRC went to visit Yorkshire Cancer Research to find out about their new strategy, and see it come to life.
Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme - in partnership with Motor Neurone Disease Association and the Chief Scientist Office
14 January 2016
Dr Sabine Best, Head of Research at Marie Curie, and Dr Belinda Cupid, Head of Research at the MND Association, discuss how two years on from the first steering group meeting of the James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) to identify research priorities of for palliative and end of life care, Marie Curie has opened its largest ever research call, in partnership with the MND Association and the Chief Scientist Office (Scotland).
13 January 2016
Justine Hill, PPI Lead, NIHR Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration discusses the importance of working with patients and its new patient advisory group.
16 December 2015
Sam Clark is A PhD student from the University of Manchester who has been working with AMRC as a Communications Intern for the past three months. Here, he provides us with some of his experiences and views about his time with AMRC.